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Apple Pay's international expansion continues with more banks in China & Russia

11/15/2016, 04:11 pm

Apple on Tuesday updated its roster of banks and credit unions supporting Apple Pay with additions in China and Russia, extending the platform's international footprint even further.

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Jony Ive speaks on means and methods of 'Designed by Apple in California' book

11/15/2016, 04:11 pm

In an interview about the new "Designed by Apple in California" coffee-table book, Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive speaks about how the title was composed, documentation of the processes used to build the products in the book, and Apple's history.

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Apple purged 47,300 broken & outdated App Store titles in October

11/15/2016, 02:11 pm

Apple began its promised purge of the iOS App Store in October, pulling some 47,300 titles, according to third-party research data published on Tuesday.

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Dual-lens cameras expected on both Apple's OLED and 5.5" LCD 2017 iPhone models

11/15/2016, 12:11 pm

With Apple apparently gearing up to launch three new iPhones next year, two-thirds of them will include dual-lens camera designs, though users who prefer the 4.7-inch form factor will reportedly be out of luck.

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China looks into sudden iPhone 6 & 6s shutdowns plaguing some Apple customers

11/15/2016, 10:11 am

The China Consumers Association on Tuesday asked Apple to investigate complaints that some iPhone 6 and 6s units are shutting off suddenly and permanently, despite nominally having plenty of charge left.

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Super Mario Run for iPhone coming Dec. 15, unlocked for $9.99

11/15/2016, 09:11 am

More details for Nintendo's 'Super Mario Run' for iOS have been announced, with the game being released on Dec. 15 with a single $9.99 in-app purchase opening up the entire game for users.

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'Designed by Apple in California' book released in $200 and $300 editions [u]

11/15/2016, 08:11 am

Apple on Tuesday announced the release of a new hardbound book chronicling 20 years of design, expressed through 450 photographs of past and current Apple products ranging from the original iMac to the Apple Pencil.

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KGI: iPhone 7 demand has peaked, suppliers to revise down forecasts

11/15/2016, 12:11 am

Though Apple is still showing shipment delays on iPhone 7 Plus orders -- and Jet Black iPhone 7 units -- noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo infers early buzz around Apple's latest flagship smartphone is flagging, and as such believes overall shipments have peaked.

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Apple opens up Apple Pay donations to non-profit organizations

11/14/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple on Monday enabled the use of Apple Pay for donations to non-profit organizations, addressing a fundamental gap in the mobile payment platform.

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Google revamps Play Music with recommended playlists based on location, time & activity

11/14/2016, 12:11 pm

Google on Monday overhauled the interface for its on-demand streaming service, Play Music, with an emphasis on serving up playlists based on factors like location, activity, time of day, and even the weather.

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Chinese state-run media promises consequences for Apple, others if Trump starts trade war

11/14/2016, 08:11 am

China has threatened that a trade war against the country will result in more harm to the U.S., with a state-run paper threatening that the government will take "countermeasures" against Apple's iPhone and the automotive industry if an economic conflict comes to pass.

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Analysts reaffirm rumors of curved 5- & 5.8-inch 'iPhone 8' models in 2017

11/11/2016, 12:11 pm

A new analyst report tells investors to expect both 5- and 5.8-inch curved, bezel-free iPhones in the future, after visiting production lines and suppliers in China.

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Apple supplier Japan Display discusses $703M bailout from Japanese government

11/11/2016, 01:11 am

Japan Display, a major Apple LCD display supplier, is reportedly in advanced talks to receive a 75 billion yen ($703 million) bailout from the government-backed fund Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, one of its biggest investors.

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Reports differ on Casetek's future contribution to Apple iPhone case supply

11/10/2016, 09:11 am

With one supply chain monitor claiming that Apple case manufacturer Casetek is on the path to supply future iPhone enclosures, remarks made by the manufacturer's CEO are far less clear on the matter, suggesting only a possibility of a future contract.

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Pushbullet makes cross-platform link and file sharing easier

11/09/2016, 02:11 pm

One of the regular problems of a multi-platform universe is that sometimes, you'll stumble across a link or file that's better simply viewed on another device. Pushbullet's self-titled app can be a good solution, especially if you live at least partly outside of the Apple ecosystem.

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Facebook enables push advertising through Messenger chats

11/09/2016, 09:11 am

People using Facebook may soon start to receive advertising via Messenger, though only under limited circumstances, the company's VP of messaging products announced this week.

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Watch: iPhone 7 Plus Portrait Mode vs. DSLR

11/08/2016, 10:11 pm

Apple with the recent release of iOS 10.1 enabled Portrait Mode on iPhone 7 Plus, allowing users to add a touch of artistic blur to their images by simulating an enhanced depth-of-field effect. AppleInsider compares the still-in-beta feature to a true prosumer DSLR, the Canon 5D Mark IV with full-frame sensor.

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Apple relaunches online sales of refurbished iPhones [u]

11/08/2016, 03:11 pm

For the first time in years, Apple has begun selling refurbished iPhones from its U.S. online store, giving people a cheaper way of getting into the iPhone ecosystem while still having official warranty support. [Updated with corrections]

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Apple hardware, software support iOS app now available in the Netherlands

11/08/2016, 03:11 pm

Apple has performed what may be a soft launch of a new Apple Service app in the Netherlands, allowing users in that country to schedule Genius Bar appointments, as well as get live chat-based support for Macs, iPads, and iPhones.

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Filing suggests Apple investing big in OLED supply, increasing capital expenditure

11/08/2016, 11:11 am

An investment firm has delved deeply into Apple's most recent Securities and Exchange Commission 10-K filing, and sees purchase orders extending over one year in duration which suggests to them that Apple is in the middle of a big OLED buy from Samsung -- the main supplier of the technology.

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